Alfred Reed Bishop and Doris William Butler

The picture above is the very tap root of Bishop's Homegrown/Face Of The Earth Seed. My grandparents shortly after moving to Pekin Indiana from Greensburg KY in 1947 where they purchased the farm that is now Bishop's Homegrown. This picture was taken in Pekin in front of the old co-op next to the old railroad depot, neither of which exist today.

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Monday, December 29, 2008

Homegrown Goodness Messageboard News: Major anouncement from Tim Peters of Peters Seed Research

On January 1'st we will be announcing a major project involving Tim Peters of Peters Seed Research and his much lauded perennial grain projects. Tim has spent years on perinnializing grains of various types for use in sustainable agricultural practices and which could lead to many new revolutions and revelations in the future of feeding the world! Stay tuned to The Homegrown Goodness Message Board for more information!

Here is an article by the Seed Ambassadors about Tim, be sure to check it out!


Anonymous said...

Congratulations Alan - what an exciting project! And, thanks for the link to the article. I have been a VERY big fan of Tim Peters and his work for many years, though I only know him by purchasing and growing out his seeds. That in itself has been an inspiration. I looking forward to hearing about this collaboration!

Bishops Homegrown said...

We are very happy to have Tim and his projects at the message board. I for one really look forward to growing out this veritable cornucopia of diversity! Glad you enjoyed the article!